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Human reproductive biology

Author: Richard E Jones; Kristin H Lopez
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier/Academic Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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This edition emphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains the advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns in this field today. The text provides current information about human reproductive anatomy and physiology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Jones; Kristin H Lopez
ISBN: 9780123821843 0123821843
OCLC Number: 841050167
Awards: Winner of

2015 Textbook Excellence Award - 2nd or Later Edition: Life Sciences 2015

Description: xi, 381 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. I. Adult female and male reproductive systems --
Endocrinology, brain and pituitary gland --
The female reproductive system --
The menstrual cycle --
The male reproductive system --
pt. II. Sexual differentiation and development --
Sexual differentiation --
Puberty --
Reproductive aging --
pt. III. Procreation --
The human sexual response --
Gamete transport and fertilization --
Pregnancy --
Labor and birth --
The neonate and the new parents --
pt. IV. Fertility and its control --
Contraception --
Induced abortion --
Infertility --
pt. V. Special topics in human reproductive biology --
Brain sex --
Sexually transmitted diseases.
Responsibility: Richard E. Jones, PhD, Kristin H. Lopez, PhD.

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